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Summer of Sam (1999), R
CAP Score: 15
CAP Influence Density: 7.00
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*Summer of Sam* (R) -- My mistake...I should have never seen it.

I will not have much to say about *Summer of Sam* because to describe it in any detail would make this analysis vulgar itself. I am not even going to list the vulgarities and obscenities in this movie. I know I have said that I would faithfully share with you all observations, but in this case I just can't -- the movie is that vulgar. I'll just give you the numbers generated by the plethora of smut in this movie.

I believe *Summer of Sam* was an XXX sex-murder movie toned down to merit the R rating. There were at least seven gore-ific gunfire murders in this very dark and ugly show. I've seen just about everything by now and I could take only 65 minutes of this "movie." Who knows about the last part of the show -- and who cares.

In this case with Summer of Sam, there is no listing of observed ignominy. I have the listing on file with the operational forms but I will not display it. However, the CAP Thermometers and the CAPCon Alert are available below and are still the best comparative tools available for parents and grandparents.

Summer of Sam (1999) CAP Thermometers FINDINGS / SCORING:

The listing of ignominy in this film are on file. The listing is not fit for display due to the vulgarity of the movie.

Additional reviews of this movie may be located at "Movie Review Query Engine at Telerama."

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